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Ariane failure and loss of satellites

Title
Ariane failure and loss of satellites
Genre
Interview
TX Date
10 Aug 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:03:17
Description
Interview with Guntis Berzins of Inmarsat on the failure of the first commercial space flight of the European rocket Ariane together with the loss of the Marecs B and Siro satellites. Includes sound of primitive machinery in background. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Guntis Berzins
Keywords
Accidents; Space exploration; Europe; Space; Aerospace industry; Communication satellites; Meteorological satellites; Artificial satellites; Satellites; Ariane; Marecs B; Siro

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